Planet Fitness giving free summer memberships to teens

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Planet Fitness is offering free memberships to teens looking to work out this summer.

The “High School Summer Pass” allows teens ages 14-19 to get active at any location between May 16 and August 13.

Planet Fitness is offering the free membership in an effort to help teens struggling with their mental and physical health.

In a release, the gym chain quoted a study that found almost half of all American teens admitted struggling with their mental health for the first time ever during the pandemic. The study also says nearly all teens agree regular physical activity helps them feel better mentally.

The High School Summer Pass used to be known as the Teen Summer Challenge. It launched in 2019 and saw more than 900,000 teens sign up and complete more than 5.5 million workouts in a three-and-a-half month spree.

Teens looking to sign up can pre-register here. Kids under 18 must register with a parent or guardian.

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